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[swees] /swis/
French name of Switzerland. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Above all, such was the opinion of the Suisse who renewed with growing assurance his affirmations of a few moments before.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • The man is not a Suisse, nor a concierge, nor actually a porter.

    The Thirteen Honore de Balzac
  • My Suisse sought everywhere for the Italian, whom he thought to be in danger; he stumbled against his corpse.

    The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  • The Suisse seemed very vexed at this rebuff; and Lecoq was presenting his excuses, when another voice was heard exclaiming.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • Up comes the Suisse, and shaking the back of his chair, tries to jerk him out of it.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • Look at the gaunt "Suisse," with his cocked-hat kept on in church, with his sword and spear.

  • This was in 1838, and for a year or two longer Millet worked in the life classes of Suisse and Boudin without a master.

    Artist and Public Kenyon Cox
  • But the Suisse had already gone to rap gently at one of the doors opening into the hall.

    Monsieur Lecoq, v.1 Emile Gaboriau
  • Suisse with sugar, and prolong the sweet dreaming while you may.

    The Feasts of Autolycus Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for Suisse


the French name for Switzerland
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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